Photographer's Note

September 15th, 2010
Brousse-le-Château 120038 12480
Aveyron Midi-Pyrénées
43,998 2,626 240 m

In the Raspes, Brousse-le-Château

Tarn river and castle.
Village, church and castle.

The Brousse castle, of the 9th 12th 16th centuries, the old stronghold of Arpajon, in Brousse-le-Château, one of the most beautiful villages of France.
It is one of the fortresses best preserved of Rouergue. The enclosure is almost intact.

Saint-Jacques le Majeur church, 15th century.

_ The RASPES, In the south of the plateau of Lévezou, are other wild canyon of the TARN river, on forty kilometers, from Saint-Rome-de-Tarn to Brousse-le-Château.

_ The TARN river, takes its source to approximately 1600 m of altitude, north of hamlet of the Hôspital, not far from the peak Cassini, on the slopes of Mount-Lozère, the territory of the commune of le Pont-de-Montvert, and is thrown after 380 km of course in the Garonne close to Castelsarrasin, in Tarn-et-Garonne.


Brousse-le-Château is a french commune, located in the department of Aveyron of the Midi-Pyrénées area, populated of 163 Broussois in 1999, distributed out of 15 km², that is to say 11 hab./km².

Located over a rocky outcrop, in the Raspes country, the village, one of the most beautiful villages of France, dominates the rivers Alrance and Tarn.

My images of Brousse-le-Château.
My images of Tarn valley and canyon.

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